Morehouse President To Host Panel Discussion On His New Book Wednesday

Date Released: November 4, 2019


Morehouse President David A. Thomas will moderate a panel discussion on his new book, “Race, Work & Leadership: New Perspectives on the Black Experience,” at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center.

Thomas will be joined by “Race, Work & Leadership” co-author Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts, a professor at University of Virginia’s Darden School, and a host of other thought leaders. The other panelists are: Georgetown University’s Dr. Ella Washington, an organizational psychologist and professor, Dr. Lynn Perry Wooten, a professor at the Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management at Cornell University, and Senior Associate Dean Kecia M. Thomas, a professor in the University of Georgia’s Department of Psychology.

The panel discussion is being co-sponsored by the Morehouse College Division of Business and Economics and the Metro Atlanta Chamber. The event is free and is open to the public. A book signing will follow the discussion at 6:30 p.m.

“Race, Work, & Leadership” is Thomas’ third book. Thomas, the 12th President of Morehouse College is a nationally respected business educator and visionary leader. He is the co-author of two related books on leadership, "Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Executives in Corporate America," and "Leading for Equity: The Pursuit of Excellence in Montgomery County Public Schools."

Thomas holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior Studies and a Master of Philosophy in Organizational Behavior degree, both from Yale University. He also has a Master of Organizational Psychology degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Administrative Sciences degree from Yale College.

In addition to spending more than 30 years as an educator and administrator, Thomas has also served as a consultant on issues relating to organizational change, diversity, and inclusion for 100 of the Fortune 500 companies, as well as major governmental and nonprofit organizations.   

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Last Modified: November 5, 2019, 07:11 AM, by: H T

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